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Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:00pm.

A deeper look behind the day's top stories

KBOO News In Depth is a daily in-depth interview or feature on a story of significant interest to our listening audience.  These pieces focus on local, national or international issues that reflect KBOO's values of peace, justice, democracy, human rights, multiculturalism, environmentalism, freedom of expression or social change.

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News In Depth on 10/14/21

Airs at: Thu, 10/14/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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The People's Depot provides bottle redemption for and by canners

Airs at: Thu, 10/14/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  Canning, the collecting kind, is an important source of income for many people, but the locations and options for where to exchange cans and bottles shrunk when the COVID pandemic hit. The People's Depot has grown to fill that gap, providing bottle redemption centers by ... Read more

News In Depth on 10/13/21

Airs at: Wed, 10/13/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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Co-housing collaborative Our Home opens new space

Airs at: Tue, 10/12/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  The inclusive community collaborative Our Home is opening a new co-housing space in St. Johns. Their goal is to create inclusive and diverse cohousing communities consisting of families who have the opportunity for home-ownership and include individuals often seen as ‘at... Read more

Inequality Project's Bob Lord on revelations in the Pandora Papers

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  The Pandora Papers revealed the hidden owners of offshore empires, where the rich and powerful across the world hide wealth and wield influence abroad. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg speaks with Bob Lord from the Inequality Project to understand more about what exactly the Pando... Read more

Professor Raj Patel on the relationship between health and structural injustice

Airs at: Tue, 10/05/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  Speak Out Now recently hosted an online panel discussion on the links between health and structural injustices and how to heal our world. The featured speakers were Raj Patel and Dr. Rupa Marya, co-authors of Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice. Patel is... Read more

Local non-profit iUrban Teen empowers students of color with STEM and arts opportunities

Airs at: Thu, 09/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  iUrban Teen is a nationally recognized STEM and arts non-profit for students of color. The non-profit was founded in Vancouver, WA and its now headquartered in Portland.  Deena Pierott started iUrbanTeen ten years ago, and has since expanded to offering programs in Seat... Read more

Portland Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative to hold listening sessions on community needs from police

Airs at: Tue, 09/21/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  September 21st is the International Day of Peace, as set by the United Nations. To celebrate, the Portland Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative or IPAC held a press conference, observed a moment of silence for those lost to violence, and announced their Portland Pe... Read more

Author Thom Hartmann on the Hidden History of American Healthcare

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  The coronavirus pandemic has in many ways, laid bare the fundamental flaws with the American healthcare system. The prohibitive cost of care, pharmaceuticals and insurance are a few that come to mind. And while the shortcomings of the American system have taken their tol... Read more

Board of Directors Candidate Forum

Airs at: Thu, 09/16/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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  KBOO's annual elections for our Board of Directors is here. Listen to the candidate forum hosted by former KBOO Board member Gene Bradley by streaming the audio below. Hear from candidates Ashley Matthews, Todd Kimball, and Charles Shambry about why they want to be elect... Read more